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Bram Woltering

Supreme Court sets standards for direct and indirect infringement of Swiss-type claims

Intellectual Property - Netherlands

The Supreme Court recently rendered a landmark judgment on second medical use claims – more specifically, Swiss-type claims – which have been the subject of significant legal uncertainty throughout Europe.

Colin Leckey

Deliveroo defends union recognition application by demonstrating riders are genuinely self-employed

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has rejected an application from the Independent Workers' Union of Great Britain for collective bargaining rights in respect of Deliveroo riders.

Philippos Aristotelous

Extension of accelerated writing-down allowances for tax purposes

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Income Tax Law was amended in 2012 to introduce accelerated capital allowances for tax purposes on assets purchased between 2012 and 2014, inclusive.

Angelos Paphitis

Private investments in Cyprus – a bright future

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Cyprus saw its highest increase in gross domestic product in almost a decade in the first quarter of 2017.

Sherina Petit

Asymmetric arbitration agreements

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

One of arbitration's cornerstone principles is that parties can agree on how to resolve their disputes.

Federico de Noriega Olea

SHCP releases first draft of Financial Technology Institutions Law

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Ministry of Finance and Public Credit recently circulated a substantially amended draft of the Financial Technology Bill, which has been renamed the Financial Technology Institutions (FTIs) Law.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey